Tag Archives: Cigar City

Cigar City Brewing reaches sales agreement with Fireman Capital

Brewbound.com broke the news this morning that Cigar City Brewing in Tampa will sell controlling interest to a Boston-based private equity firm. From the story: Cigar City, a leading independent brewery based in Tampa, Fla., has agreed to sell controlling … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Beer Week events begin to trickle in

Announcements of Tampa Bay Beer Week 2016 events (March 5-15) are beginning to bubble to the surface. The official kickoff each year is the Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival, which has been held on the waterfront in Tampa the … Continue reading

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Florida Craft Beer Bites: Churning for you, and welcome to 2016

Now that 2016 has had a few days to get acclimated to being a new year, it’s time to return to the weekly news updates. I sincerely hope that everyone had a great holiday season and that this new year … Continue reading

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Florida Beer Bites: Breweries in transition edition

Last week, we reported the sad and unexpected closing of Three Palms Brewing in East Tampa. This week, there’s news of another Tampa brewery shutting its doors, but it’s the result of a sale to another player in the local … Continue reading

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